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Makhutle Family still waiting for justice for Thapelo as murder case postponed again

Video report – Brutal murder of gay volunteer in South Africa – confessed accused in court and insight into the life of the murder victim by Melanie Nathan, May, 01, 2013. Thapelo Makhutle, a member and volunteer of LEGBO, was brutally murdered on 9 June 2012, and almost a year later, despite a confession from […]

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Anger Mounts as Yet Another Lesbian Murdered in South African Gay Killing Field

By Melanie Nathan, July 05, 2012. While South African authorities continue to bungle investigations and fail to provide protection, panic and anger seems to be increasing amongst South Africa’s LGBTI Township communities, with the recent spate of hate murders. Yet another lesbian is reported raped and murdered.  The 29 year old was found brutally raped […]

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Murder Suspect Caught in Brutal Slaying of LGBTI Volunteer in South Africa

By Melanie Nathan, June 26, 2012. A suspect has been caught in the brutal murder of  Thapelo Makuthle in Kuruman, near Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa. The accused Sizwe Tajini,was found at his mother’s house in Welkom using  the deceased’s laptop computer. He was staying with his father in Seoding , the same village as […]

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